American People Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics  

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List Rules U.S. politicians that have been caught lying or have been suspected of lying

Do any politicians tell the truth anymore? Maybe, but you won't find them here. This list has the least trustworthy people in American politics, ranked by the wisdom of the crowd. Anyone can add to this list, making it an accurate, real-time ranking of the people's picks for the worst liars in the state, local, and federal government past and present. Tired of lying politicians? This is a way to vote against them, and to join the rest of the country in calling them out for their lying ways.

The worst politicians on this list have told some of the biggest and most notorious politician lies in US history. These political liars are constantly caught with their pants on fire, making us all wonder who voted for them in the first place. From lying presidents like Richard Nixon and George W. Bush, to Congressmen and women like John Edwards and Nancy Pelosi, politician lies come from all parties, offices, genders, and just about any level of government.

You're always thinking that these politicians are liars, so now's your chance to speak up. Upvote the worst, most notorious liars in the American political world below!

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1
6,137 2,679
Bill Clinton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Democratic Party

2
4,548 3,364
Richard Nixon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party

3
5,642 2,699
Nancy Pelosi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Democratic Party

4
5,328 2,158
Hillary Clinton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
DennisNJ added Democratic Party, Republican Party

5
6,558 4,729
Barack Obama is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Democratic Party

6
5,071 2,403
Al Sharpton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Al Sharpton Democratic Party

7
3,538 3,151
Dick Cheney is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party

8
3,981 2,445
John Edwards is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Democratic Party

9
3,720 2,067
Harry Reid is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Democratic Party

10
2,864 2,214
Joseph McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Democratic Party, Republican Party

11
3,627 2,263
John Kerry is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Democratic Party, Massachusetts Democratic Party

12
3,498 3,721
George W. Bush is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party

13
3,595 2,049
Jesse Jackson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Democratic Party

14
2,779 2,371
Donald Rumsfeld is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party

15
2,921 1,943
Karl Rove is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party

16
2,566 1,962
Lyndon B. Johnson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Democratic Party

17
3,284 1,981
Eric Holder is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
DennisNJ added Democratic Party

18
3,443 2,762
Al Gore is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Stingrea88 added Democratic Party

19
3,373 1,846
Ted Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Democratic Party, Massachusetts Democratic Party

20
2,987 1,693
Anthony D. Weiner is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
zxray added Democratic Party

21
2,295 2,067
Paul Ryan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
pete.segers added Republican Party

22
2,436 2,145
John Boehner is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party

23
2,636 1,649
Ted Cruz is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party

24
2,846 2,711
Sarah Palin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
National Republican Party, Republican Party

25
3,065 2,082
Joe Biden is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
MasonGill added Democratic Party

26
2,223 2,076
Mitt Romney is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party

27
1,670 1,125
Donald Trump is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
-1454103513811 added Republican Party

28
2,214 1,518
Barbara Boxer is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
JacobCuellar added Democratic Party, California Democratic Party

29
1,979 839
Jerry Brown is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
zxray added Democratic Party, California Democratic Party

30
1,866 2,633
John McCain is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party of Virginia, Republican Party

31
1,619 1,342
Rahm Emanuel is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
2probb added Democratic Party

32
2,323 1,666
Rand Paul is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
wallje added Republican Party

33
2,051 1,963
Al Franken is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
BillyBumtrip added Democratic Party

34
1,853 1,387
Elizabeth Warren is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Mike DiOna added Democratic Party, Massachusetts Democratic Party

35
1,984 1,810
Barney Frank is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
BillyBumtrip added Democratic Party

36
1,479 2,239
Henry Kissinger is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party

37
1,343 1,963
Woodrow Wilson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Democratic Party

38
2,070 1,831
Dianne Feinstein is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
JacobCuellar added Democratic Party

39
1,403 1,616
Spiro Agnew is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party

40
1,391 1,654
George Wallace is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Dixiecrat, Democratic Party, American Independent Party

41
992 318
Andrew Cuomo is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
-1454103513811 added Democratic Party

42
1,524 3,133
Ronald Reagan is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party

43
1,262 1,793
Tom DeLay is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party

44
1,181 606
Loretta E. Lynch is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
ConnorRichardson added Independent

45
1,366 2,356
Franklin D. Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Democratic Party

46
1,106 954
Jeb Bush is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party

47
1,179 406
Martin O'Malley is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
ConnorRichardson added Democratic Party

48
863 611
Mike Pence is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
-1454103513811 added Republican Party

49
942 640
Ken Cuccinelli is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
Republican Party of Virginia, Republican Party

50
929 324
Cory Booker is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Lying Politicians: The Worst Liars In American Politics
-1454103513811 added Democratic Party